23 de enero de 2015
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.
|Marc Chagall : Bride with fan (Sposa con ventaglio) 1911|
|Marc Chagall : Blue Lovers 1914|
|Marc Chagall : Self-portrait in profile 1914|
|Marc Chagall in his studio of Saint-Paul de Vence, |
by Jacques Gomot (ca. 1966-70s)
Exhibition dates: 17th September 2014 – 1st February 2015
A bumper posting on this glorious artist – another who, too late, realised the threat of Nazi Germany and only survived deportation and death by the skin of his teeth. It would have been a sad loss, for he possesses an unbridled passion for life. Social conscience, mythology, iconography, place, identity, race, religion, beauty, war and tragedy. And the exemplary use of colour in his metaphysical, fantastical scenes.